Office of Planning & Zoning

The Office of Planning & Zoning is one half of the Community Development Department and is charged with the responsibility of implementing land use and development policies and the enforcement of land use and zoning ordinances for the General Law Townships in Clinton County. The Office of Planning & Zoning staffs the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals and participates with other committees involved in land use planning and related activities.

The Office of Planning & Zoning is also actively involved with County and Township officials and citizenry in the implementation of sound land use and economic development policy that will encourage residential development, business growth, industrial development and agricultural open space preservation within the County.

The Building Department is the other half of the Community Development Department and is responsible for building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permitting for the General Law Townships and Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control (SESC) permitting for all of Clinton County.
Please click HERE to be directed to the Building Department page.



What's new?


DRAFT CLINTON COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN -

2022 UPDATE (5-YEAR REVIEW)



The Clinton County Planning Commission is receiving written comments during the required 63-day review period on the draft update to the County Comprehensive Plan. Any written comments must be received by May 27, 2022.

Comments may be sent to:
Clinton County Planning Commission
Clinton County Courthouse
100 E. State Street, Suite 1300
St. Johns, Michigan 48879

You can access the draft plan HERE.

The Clinton County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing and may consider formal adoption of the plan on June 9, 2022 at 6:30 P.M. at the Clinton County Courthouse, Board of County Commissioners' Chambers.